Join our Association of Midwest Museums "2016 Promising Leader" award-winning Curator of Art Sarah Buhr, as she discusses the curatorial process behind putting together the biennial "Four by Four: Midwest Invitational Exhibition." Enjoy a walk through the exhibition as Sarah highlights how each represented artist addresses the exhibit's themes. This art enrichment event is free and open to the public.
Springfield, Missouri is home to a vibrant artistic community. This exhibition, located in Avant Art the Museum's flexible social gallery, highlights and celebrates the creativity of our community focusing on artists living and working in the many neighborhoods that make up our city. This exhibition not only concentrates on the artists on display but also their neighborhoods and what it means to live and work creatively in Springfield.
Springfield Regional Arts Council member artists were asked to create a visual representation inspired by music, which will be on display throughout September. An opening reception will be held from 5pm to 8pm on Friday, September 7 at The Creamery Arts Center. In addition to the submitted piece, artists also included a song that inspires them, which will be curated into a Spotify playlist.
SRAC Artist Member Dean Ertel, aka "The Fish Whisperer," will have a solo show on display throughout October at the Ozark Trails Council.
Blockbuster September Art Walk features 27 venues
First Friday Art Walk is bursting at the seams in September with shows in 27 participating locations. From painting, glass art, Modern Art and ceramics, to sculpture, photography, mixed media and eXtreme Fiber Art, the September Walk has something for everyone! Enjoy First Friday Art Walk 6-10 p.m.
Opening reception during First Friday Art Walk, on Sept. 7 from 6-10 p.m.
Gallery hours are free and open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursday, 3-7 p.m.
The exhibition is curated by Springfield fiber artist Pam RuBert, who made friendships with invited artists through her travels to art exhibitions across the country.
Ann Kynion is the featured artist for Beyond Studio in September, with an opening reception during First Friday Artwalk.
On Friday, August 24th, during the opening reception of the Springfield Art Museum's biennial Four by Four: 2018 Midwest Invitational Exhibition, juror Jennifer Scanlan will award one of the exhibiting artists $3000.